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McDonald Engineers News

Bespoke Hot Water Cylinders

Our ability to design, manufacture and supply bespoke cylinders means that you don’t have to compromise on the capacity or the performance of your hot water system.

Whether you are looking to achieve a specific capacity within a narrow space, incorporate multiple fuels sources or simply optimise the positions of the connections to minimise installation costs, we can help.

Calorifier for London Restaurant

Calorifier for London Restaurant

McDonald Engineers has manufactured and supplied a bespoke 700 litre POWERflow unvented copper cylinder for a prestigious restaurant group in its latest venue in London’s Covent Garden.

The unique design of the Victorian property placed major restrictions on the sizing of the cylinder. However, McDonald Engineers was able to deliver a bespoke copper cylinder measuring 2200mm x 795mm to ensure it could fit the narrow doorways.

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McDonald Engineers Win Best Performing Business Award

McDonald Engineers is celebrating another achievement as it picked up the Best Performing Business Award at the prestigious Fife Business Awards ceremony held last week.

The awards recognise Fife businesses which have shown outstanding performance in their area and have helped to drive forward the local economy.

Change at McDonald Engineers

Just as the clocks have changed, so too have the roles of our technical sales managers, albeit only slightly. Moving on to pastures new is Calum MacKinnon, who we thank for his good work during his time with McDonald Engineers and wish him every success in the future. Calum’s departure has seen a slight restructuring of the Technical Sales team and Stuart Graham will now take over Calum's role covering all specification and technical requirements for the West and Central Scotland. He will continue to keep in touch with all merchants in this area as well.

McDonald Engineers Shortlisted for Award

McDonald Engineers is aiming to add another title to its name after it was announced the company has reached the final of the Fife Business Awards.

The awards recognise Fife companies who have shown outstanding performance in their area and have helped to drive forward the local economy.

McDonald Engineers’ efforts have already been recognised this year with employee Graham Smyth scooping the Hammermen Award for his work in launching the STEELflow stainless steel unvented cylinder.

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Copper Stills for Distilling Whisky – The Taste Test

McDonald Engineers were recently called back to an unusual project they completed just over 4 years ago, by a delighted client who wanted to demonstrate just how good the cylinders were performing.

The call out was made all the more pleasurable by the fact that the product in question were not for hot water but rather copper stills for distilling whisky - offering the perfect opportunity to sample an inaugural 3 year old single malt.

McDonald Engineers Win Award

McDonald Engineers Scoop Prestigious Hammermen Award

McDonald Engineers employee, Graham Smyth, has picked up the prestigious Hammerman Award for the impact his engineering expertise has made in launching the company’s STEELflow stainless steel unvented cylinder. Presented by the Incorporation of Hammermen of Glasgow, which was established in the 16th century, the award recognises the work of young engineers who have led projects with outstanding results within their companies.

Bill Reaches African Summit

Bill Reaches African Summit

McDonald Engineers Managing Director, Bill Stewart, has completed the challenge of a lifetime as he scaled Africa’s highest mountain and the world’s highest free standing mountain all in the name of charity. Bill, together with his wife Mairead, set off some 2 weeks ago with a team from the Rotary Club of Kirkcaldy and after 5 gruelling days of climbing, successfully reached the summit Mount Kilimanjaro.

McDonald Engineers’ MD Embarks on Mt. Kilimanjaro Charity Challenge

McDonald Engineers’ Managing Director, Bill Stewart, has set off on an extraordinary challenge to scale Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest mountain in Africa, and raise £20,000 for charity in the process.

Bill together with his wife Mairead, will join a team from the Rotary Club of Kirkcaldy as they take on the challenge of a lifetime to raise funds for projects in Tanzania that the Rotary has been supporting. Bill, more renowned for his love of cars as opposed to hill walking, explained,”

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